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: the prosecution in the fort hood trial resting its case, now it's major nadal hassan's turn. he has the opportunity to present his side of the case if there is a side. when court gets underway at 10:00 a.m. eastern time hassan representing himself is accused of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at fort hood. how do we expect his testimony to go. >> reporter: this is the moment everyone has been waiting for in this long awaited court-martial. because hassan is acting as his own lawyer this could get interesting. yesterday the judge told major hassan you must ask yourself questions if you class to testify. you are not allowed to make a statement. it must be in a q and a format. if he chooses to do so, that could be awfully bizarre to watch. but taking the stand also opens him up to cross-examination by the prosecution. a lot of military law experts told me they would be surprised if this morning major hassan has chosen to put himself in that position. but this has been a court-martial full of odd behavior of the 42-year-old psychiatrist who asked very few questions of the 90 wit
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the shooter went a couple of times and slid down the telephone pole which hassan was leaning up against. i left the shooter in handcuffs and in care of medics. >> we were told he would call two witnesses to the stand. if so closing arguments would begin and go to the jury for deliberations. >>> wall street trying to figure out when it would change the stimulus program. lauren simonetti from the fox business network. >> stocks suddenly slumping the dow barely holding 15,000. it is edgy ahead of the policy and new fed sheet. this afternoon we learned what the fed was really thinking during the policy meeting last month. ups is telling employees they may not get health insurance next year. in a memo to 15,000 white collar workers ups writes the cost associated with the affordable care act has made it increasingly difficult to continue providing the same level of healthcare benefits to our employees at an affordable cost end quote. it has 60 million a year excl e excludeing working is part of a growing trend. this year 4 percent of large employers say they exclude them if they can. >>> are yo
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of documents to wikileaks. prosecutors have rested case and army major nidal hassan's turn. he was told he cannot make statements and ask himself questions then answer them. latest twist in bizarre court marshal trial. four state department officials back at work and no longer on paid administrator leave. ambassador stephens and four others killed. some republicans in congress outraged that the four are back on the job. >> brand new information about how the race for the next virginia governor is shaping up. a new university poll shows democrat terry mckol la with a clear lead over cuccinelli. people who took the polls said trustworthiness was their top concern, 93% of respondents ranking it as very or extremely important. >> two words that make your day better "free pie." we'll tell you about a give away that will make the world a happier place. coming up next, rg3 is on the sidelines because of an injury. monday night, an injury took out the second in command. an update on kirk cousins coming up. >> making headlines, wall street journal supporting nsa surveillance covers 75% of all traff
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hassan has chance to give his defense in his trial for killing 13 people and wounding several more at fort hood in texas four years ago. he's acting as his own lawyer but questioned only three of the the prosecution's nearly 90 witnesses. it is unclear if he testifies and if he does, he is expected to talk about religious justifications for his actions. >>> today marks six weeks, the toddler was reported missing. he told police someone kidnapped daphne while he went to the store. daphne's family is desperately seeking any new information for her disappearance much the city is planning to put up daphne's picture and phone number for a tipline in an led billboard in front of the oakland arena. >> there's several missteption. the latest is the opening ceremony much plans for the original multi-million dollar bash were cancelled due to construction and delays. now the chronicle is reporting the scaled down version will take place. governor brown will not take place over the weekend. he will be in michigan. they are still deciding who will participate in the ceremony. >> time now, 6:48.
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nidal hassan admitted to killing 13 people on the base in 2009. a judge adviced him to turn his defense over to back up attorneys. jurors could begin deliberations as soon as tomorrow. he faces the death penalty. back here at home, day three of vanessa pham murder trial. pham fought her attacker suffering more than a dozen defense wounds. stab wounds to neck and chest caused her death. her killer, julio blanco garcia possibly left items behind. julio blanco garcia asked pham for a ride while carrying one-year-old daughter. his defense attorney claims he was high on pcp and didn't intend to kill pham. two oklahoma teenagers accused of killing a college baseball player from australia. a third teen charged with accessory to the crime. boys are 15, 16, and 17 years old. they gunned down the 22 year old promising student quote because they were bored. christopher lane jogging when he was shot in the back. he was about to begin his senior year, allison and wisdom. makes you wonder what is going on in this world, shooting people because you are bored. >> awful story. >> it makes me very angry.